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Headword: Σάλπιγξ
Adler number: sigma,68
Translated headword: trumpet
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Indians do not use trumpets, but instead of a trumpet they have whips, which they sound off into the air, and drums, raising an awful booming from themselves.
Greek Original:
Σάλπιγξ. σάλπιγξιν Ἰνδοὶ οὐ χρῶνται, ἀλλ' ἀντὶ σάλπιγγος αὐτοῖς εἰσὶν αἱ μάστιγες, ἃς ἀποκτυποῦσιν εἰς τὸν ἀέρα, καὶ τύμπανα, φρικώδη τινὰ βόμβον ἐξ ἑαυτῶν ἀνιέντα.
Notes:
See more fully at tau 1164.
For trumpets see also sigma 66 (and sigma 67).
Keywords: geography; meter and music
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 February 2004@10:41:30.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 June 2004@01:56:26.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2004@07:56:51.
Catharine Roth (deleted note number) on 18 September 2014@00:42:11.

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